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I was tempted to call this "apple pie soup" because it fills the house with that exact aroma when it's simmering. Who needs glade candles? Just make a pot of soup! This simple soup is pure bliss -- the apples and cinnamon naturally compliment the squash flavoring and the hint of curry with a touch of nutmeg helps capture the essence of Autumn. (It's even better the second day!) Enjoy!!

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This soup is lovely. I can't come up with another word. It smells lovely when its cooking, it tastes lovely when its being eaten and the fact that it can be thrown together in 20 minutes... even lovelier if you ask me. Oh!! and I made it for my lovely friend Mindy, who told me red lentil soup was her favorite dish to order at restaurants.

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I know, I've been on a Vcon kick lately. It actually all started with this recipe. My good friend Vegyogini had recommended this soup to me and once I dug the mighty Vcon out (I moved recently) I figured, well, hell, why just make one recipe? Truth is, I've owned Vcon since it came out about a year ago and I've only made about 5 dishes... so it's been nice to "get my monies worth." Anyway ...
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I need to admit right off the bat that I didn't make the chipotle mayo or the coleslaw that goes with this recipe. Actually, the only thing I made was the cornmeal crusted tofu and then I added on the suggested sliced pickles... While the tofu was awesome (this coming from someone who doesn't tend to like tofu) One bite and it was quite obvious why the mayo and coleslaw were added. It's quite dry... even when ...
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